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A guide to select your perfect laptop

1. SizeThe size of a laptop is definitely one of the first things you'll need to look at when buying a laptop. There are a number of different sizes of laptops that are available on the market ranging from 10.5" to 17". Laptops can range from the bulky MSI GL72M to the thin LG Gram. The size of the laptop obviously affects its portability and also dictates the size of the keyboard and the touchpad. 2. ThicknessThinner laptops are usually lighter and easier to carry (not to mention the fact that they look really nice) one of the prime examples being the MacBook Air. But the downside is that they generally have lesser ports and are equipped with a smaller battery, which can be a deal breaker if you are planning on connecting a number of devices to the laptop. Thinner laptops are also usually more expensive as well. 3. Display sizeAs mentioned earlier, the size of the display will affect a laptop's portability. However, a larger display does mean a better…

Check your servers ssl grade

The Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol is a standard for encrypted network communication. Most websites pays little attention paid to how their SSL is configured, given its widespread usage. SSL is relatively easy to use, but it does have its traps. This guide aims to establish a straightforward assessment methodology, allowing administrators to assess SSL server configuration confidently without the need to become SSL experts.

At, we tested our SSL server rating. Here is the result we got:

Here is the guide for rating:

Numerical ScoreGradescore >= 80Ascore >= 65Bscore >= 50Cscore >= 35Dscore >= 20Escore < 20F
Here is how to check your SSL server grade:

goto the below link and submit your hostname

How to make the hard disk not recoverable while selling it using ubuntu

You need to securely destroy your data while selling it or handing over to another person, because the data can be recovered from the hard disk even if you format it many times. There are many software tools which can do this, but this is the simplest way i found and the safest.

The safest way is to overwrite the whole hard disk with random data. This way your private files are not recoverable after this.

You can use an Ubuntu live usb to perform this if you are selling your computer.
Just boot up from the live usb to ubuntu or any other linux to perform this. you dont have to install any additional tools to do this, you can use the built-in 'dd' command which is available in any linux distro.

the command format is:

#sudo dd if=/dev/urandom of=/dev/sda bs = 4096 status=progress

This command will destroy the whole data including the partition and file system in /dev/sda. So please make sure /dev/sda is the drive which you want to erase before doing this.

Huawei P20 lite Specifications and Features, review

Huawei P20 lite Specifications and Features, review

The Huawei P20 lite has a premium build and performance for an affordable price. Huawei P20 lite is Released in India alongside its high-end version, Huawei P20 Pro, the P20 lite marks Huawei's entry into a new era of smartphone innovation. Here's a summary of Huawei P20 lite features.

Full HD+ display with 19:9 aspect ratio
The Huawei P20 lite comes with a glass front and back, metal frame and curved edges, and is available in two colour variants - Klein Blue and Midnight Black. The device features a 14.83cm Full HD+ display (2280 x 1080) with an aspect ratio of 19:9, which makes streaming an immersive experience. The small notch that Huawei has managed to slip on the top of the screen also makes the case for a minimal and classy display. 16MP primary sensor and 24MP selfie camera It has a combination of a 16-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor at the back of the phone that captures mor…